Franklin, Louisiana Population 2021

6,545
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Franklin is a city located in St. Mary Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 6,545, it is the 52nd largest city in Louisiana and the 4104th largest city in the United States . Franklin is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -14.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,660 in 2010. Franklin reached it's highest population of 9,584 in 1980. Spanning over 10 miles, Franklin has a population density of 660 people per square mile.

The average household income in Franklin is $48,362 with a poverty rate of 17.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $744 per month, and the median house value is $79,200. The median age in Franklin is 40 years, 40.2 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Franklin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Franklin was:

  • Black or African American: 59.21%
  • White: 37.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Franklin, Louisiana is 6,545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,791.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,660.

Franklin, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,12159.21%
White2,60537.43%
Two or More Races1702.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.59%
Some Other Race170.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.09%
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Franklin Population by Race

Franklin Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklin Median Age

40


Total

40.2


Male

39.8


Female

Franklin Adults

There are 5,244 adults, (1,341 of whom are seniors) in Franklin.

Franklin Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Sex Ratio

Female

3,640

52.30%

Male

3,320

47.70%

Franklin Population by Age

Franklin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All51.8%48.2%
Male50.9%49.1%
Non Family35.1%64.9%
Female34.6%65.4%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7432.4651.8
Non Family1,2771.135.1
Married9283.6282.8
Female4223.7834.6
Male1163.2550.9

3.55

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Franklin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1082.29%
9th to 12th Grade63013.37%
High School Graduate2,52953.67%
Some College57212.14%
Associates Degree4148.79%
Bachelors Degree2595.50%
Graduate Degree2004.24%
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Franklin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,4641,905189
White2,0821,911244
Hispanic10510432
2+ Races45455
Native American4134
Other Race171710
Islander666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,067$41,060$27,890
Less Than 9th Grade$20,101$13,804$21,149
High School Graduate$37,242$44,531$30,143
Some College$28,005$40,081$25,625
Bachelors Degree$41,905$46,591$41,071
Graduate Degree$50,000$$39,688

$32,067

Average Earnings

$41,060

Average Male

$27,890

Average Female

Franklin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin Language by Age

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Franklin Language

97.27% of Franklin residents speak only English, while 2.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Franklin Language

Franklin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,01471417.79%
White2,47842517.15%
Hispanic1589962.66%
Multiple161127.45%
Native361130.56%
Islander66100.00%

17.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Multiple, with 7.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.30%.

Franklin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.26%
High School19.88%
Bachelors or Greater18.00%
Some College17.48%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed72.22%
Male Unemployed14.08%
Female Employed11.56%
Male Employed3.69%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,094$48,362
Families$46,143$60,608
Married Families$59,950-
Non Families$27,401$33,116
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Income by Household Type

Franklin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin Married by Age and Sex

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Franklin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Franklin Marital Status by Race

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Franklin Marital Status

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266

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam147
Korea27
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War12
World War II5

Franklin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74112
75+90
55 to 6436
35 to 5422
18 to 346

Franklin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1637.21%
Black933.25%
Hispanic109.52%
Other Race1058.82%

Franklin Veterans by Race

Franklin Veterans by Education

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12.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin Employment by Age

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Franklin Employment by Race

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Franklin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.88%

Born in Franklin

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Franklin residents were born in the United States, with 90.88% having been born in Louisiana. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,545-82-1.24%
20206,627-82-1.22%
20196,709-82-1.21%
20186,791-134-1.94%
20176,925-215-3.01%
20167,140-139-1.91%
20157,279-80-1.09%
20147,359-72-0.97%
20137,431-22-0.30%
20127,453-112-1.48%
20117,565-75-0.98%
20107,640-714-0.89%
20008,354-650-0.75%
19909,004-580-0.62%
19809,5842590.27%
19709,3256520.73%
19608,6732,5293.51%
19506,1441,8703.70%
19404,2741,0032.71%
19303,271-233-0.69%
19203,504-353-0.96%
19103,8571,1653.66%
19002,6920.00%

Franklin Population by Year